Behringer B-2 Pro Dual-Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Studio Condenser Microphone

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Item Description:
  • Dual-Diaphragm, Gold-Sputtered Capsule
  • Switchable Polar Pattern
  • Cardioid, Omnidirectional
  • 145 dB Max SPL with Pad
  • The Behringer B-2 Pro large diaphragm condenser mic gives you a lot of microphone for a little money. You get three selectable polar patterns, a 10dB pad, and the crisp sound of a studio condenser mic at a price that's great for home and project studios. Behringer even gives you a shockmount, windscreen, and aluminum storage case with the B-2 Pro. If you're just starting to record or just need an alternative studio mic at a low cost, you'll appreciate the Behringer B-2 Pro.

    Behringer B-2 Condenser Mic Features:

    • Versatile microphone at a low price is ideal for home and project studios
    • Multiple polar patterns give you more control over the mic's performance
    • Switchable 10dB pad allows you to record louder sound sources
    • Shockmount and windscreen are included
    • Aluminum storage case for easy transport and safe storage
    • Requires +48V phantom power

    B-2 PRO
    The B-2 PRO microphone is a home recording enthusiast’s dream come true! These professional-quality condenser microphones are designed to capture your sounds with incredible realism, sensitivity and accuracy. With selectable pickup patterns (cardioid, omni and figure eight), frequency filters and input pads, B-2 PRO ultra-low noise mics are an excellent choice for any recording scenario – and rugged enough to go the distance! With a heavy duty suspension mount and windscreen included in the sleek aluminum case, the B-2 PRO just may be the only microphone your studio will need.

    What is a Condenser Mic?
    Condenser microphones are the ideal choice for capturing vocals and acoustic instruments. They’re the primary type of microphone used in recording studios and radio stations. B-2 PRO mics are capable of capturing much more detail than most dynamic microphones because of their wider, flatter frequency response. Another difference between condenser and dynamic mics is they contain active circuitry that requires phantom power (+48 V) for operation. You can power your B-2 PRO using any phantom power equipped BEHRINGER XENYX mixer, plus enjoy the benefits of our state-of-the-art XENYX mic preamps.

    Why the B-2 PRO?
    The B-2 PRO condenser microphone is an affordable, high-quality way to get what you really hear down on tape (or in bits). Thanks to the pressure gradient transducers and shock-mounted 1.0" gold-sputtered dual-diaphragm capsules, the B-2 PRO mic deliver an open, transparent sound with excellent transient response, with ruler-flat frequency response from 20 Hz to 20 kHz, and a slight boost in the presence range. The B-2 PRO has three selectable pickup patterns: omni for capturing sound in all directions, cardioid for picking up your source signal while rejecting off -axis sound, and figure eight for picking up only what is directly in front of and behind the microphone’s diaphragm – without any bleed from the sides.

    Thanks to its exceptional transducers and gold-plated XLR outputs, the B-2 PRO truly delivers on the promise of noise-free transmission, with the utmost transparency. The B-2 PRO also has a switchable -10 dB attenuator to capture high-volume signal sources without distorting, as well as a low-cut filter to tame ultra-low frequencies.

     

    Behringer B-2 Pro Specs

    Microphone

    Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
    Capsule Condenser
    Diaphragm 1.0" / 25.40 mm
    Polar Pattern Cardioid, Figure-8, Omnidirectional
    Pattern Selection Switched
    Pad -10 dB
    High-Pass Filter 150 Hz, 6 dB/Octave

    Performance

    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Maximum SPL Cardioid: 148 dB SPL
    Omnidirectional: 149 dB SPL
    Figure-8: 147 dB SPL
    Impedance 100 Ohms
    Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
    Sensitivity Cardioid: 16 mV/Pa at 1 kHz
    Omnidirectional: 14 mV/Pa at 1 kHz
    Figure-8: 18 mV/Pa at 1 kHz
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio Cardioid: 77 dB A-Weighted
    Omnidirectional: 76 dB A-Weighted
    Figure-8: 78 dB A-Weighted
    Equivalent Noise Level Cardioid: 17 dB A-Weighted
    Omnidirectional: 18 dB A-Weighted
    Figure-8: 16 dB A-Weighted
    THD 1%

    Connectivity

    Output Connectors 1 x XLR 3-Pin

    Power

    Operating Voltage 48 V
    Operating Current Consumption 3.0 mA
    Behringer B-2 Pro Large Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Studio Condenser Microphone
    Shockmount
    Carrying Case
    Wind-Screen
    Limited 1-Year Warranty
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